SignPuddle 2.0 alpha release 1 is available
sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Wed Mar 22 17:41:23 UTC 2006
March 22, 2006
Wow! Congratulations, Steve!
SignPuddle 2.0 will be very welcome, and thank you for giving us a
chance to test it!
I will try to add some signs right now...I hope others will test it
too, and give Steve feedback...
On Mar 22, 2006, at 9:21 AM, Steve Slevinski wrote:
> The SignPuddle 2.0 alpha release 1 is now officially available.
> You can try it online on http://www.signpuddle.org/dictionary/
> You can find detailed information on http://www.signpuddle.net
> There are many improvements in the new release...
> The interface has been redesigned so that sign options are
> available on all pages. There is no longer a special dictionary
> editors page. The editing process has been simplified. If you
> want to edit a sign, you edit the sign directly. No more messing
> around with adding a new sign, deleting the old sign and renaming.
> And no more underscores.
> Security is greatly improved including 5 dictionary types and 7
> types of users. The best improvement is the ability of individual
> users to be able to edit their own signs without being an editor.
> Unicode is fully supported along with custom attributes. There are
> 2 default attributes: labels and the approved check. Multiple
> labels replace the single gloss field. The approved check is only
> available for editors. This is a flag to separate the quality
> signs from the random noise. There are currently 6 types of custom
> fields: including String, MultiString, Text, Select, MultiSelect,
> and Check.
> Best of all is the introduction of the SignSpelling Sequence
> column. With SignPuddle 2.0 is it possible to sort directly in
> sign language. Creating a simple sequence is as easy as clicking
> on a list of a sign's symbols. Creating a complex sequence is even
> possible, but slightly more involved.
> Feel free to contact me directly or discuss on the SignWriting list.
> -Steve Slevinski
> slevin at signpuddle.net
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